ROVworld Subsea Information

UI 2017 Trade Show Registration

Record year for sales of GeoSwath Plus shallow water multibeam and side scan son

Posted on 17.02.2011 - 13:00 UTC in SURVEY NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links

Record year for sales of GeoSwath Plus shallow water multibeam and side scan sonar systemGeoAcoustics Ltd (Great Yarmouth, UK), a Kongsberg Company since 2008 has announced a record year for sales of its shallow water combined multibeam and side scan system "GeoSwath Plus". Over 150 systems have now been delivered worldwide for use in a number of varied applications and in diverse environments.

BSH, the German Hydrographic Office and Rijkswaterstaat (Netherlands) use GeoSwath Plus primarily for surveying inland waterways or very shallow estuaries, for hydrographic purposes whereas Ifremer, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Titan Environmental Surveys and the Geological Surveys of Norway and Sweden primarily operate GeoSwath Plus for environmental mapping and coastal zone management tasks.

geoswath_plus_500khzMany of GeoSwath's users picked the system due to its portability. The 500 kHz transducer is only 13cm wide and 35cm long with a weight of just 10 kilograms - an ideal tool for mobile installations on small vessels of opportunity. The system provides high resolution side scan images and bathymetry data exceeding IHO, SP 44, Special order standards and also coverage on the seafloor of 12 times water depth in shallow waters.

GeoSwath Plus has also been installed on a whole range of small man-portable AUVs providing the same performance data as that of a boat mounted system, whilst only consuming 40 W of power.

click Related        click Rate This        click Share
Search ROVworld NEWS

Site Info
Poll ?
How many days did you work offshore in 2016? (All votes anonymous)


Votes 781
ROVworld Feeds
Facebook - ROV News, Discussions, Jobs and more